Category Archives: Just Jessie

Hair Adventures in Koreatown – Just Ask for Hannah

Last weekend I got my hair cut and permed. Let’s pause for a silent, personal “hurrah!” for me, because it was long overdue! Several factors contributed to that. Factor 1: I had my hair done just before moving to Canada … Continue reading

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Life Updates

Dear Friends and Readers, It’s been a while since I last posted. My apologies for being so entirely absent and unreliable! Truth is, I was completely immersed in a body-and-soul-absorbing job search…up until the point that I finally landed the … Continue reading

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London Hates My Skin

Okay, I hate to admit it, but once again, my Mother was right. She warned me as I packed for my trip to Europe that it was going to be dry and advised me to bring tons of moisturizer. That … Continue reading

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Makeup: One of the Joys of Being a Girl

So as gossipy mothers do, Mum and a friend were chatting, and her friend made a comment to the effect of “My daughter says she doesn’t need to wear make-up because she’s got confidence, [and that’s all she needs]” and … Continue reading

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The Beauty Benefits of Mooncake (Part II)

I wrote a post not too long ago extolling the beauty benefits of the traditionally rich, cholesterol laden, but oh-so-delicious mooncakes, in honor of Mid-Autumn Festival. See: https://beautifullyinternational.wordpress.com/2010/09/08/mooncake-season/ Now that Mid-Autumn Festival has come and gone, I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Hong Kong

Ah, stepped off the plane and back into a land where I have access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other fun things. It’s nice being home, and already I have my eye out for those interesting, quirky, beauty differences that … Continue reading

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Mooncake Season

It’s mooncake season, and that signifies both good and bad things. It means delicious, sticky, sweet mooncakes (yes!), and the consequences of indulging in them (bad). But because I’m a proponent of justifying the unadvisable actions I take in my … Continue reading

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